Discovering China and Tibet

United States, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Video visits”.
Discover China, the 5,000-year-old “Middle Kingdom” and mysterious Tibet. The journey begins in Beijing, home to Chinese emperors for more than 500 years. Travel to Xian, the ancient capital, to examine a Neolithic village. Visit the birthplace of Confucius, then trek to Tibet’s mountainous land shrouded in Buddhist culture. Witness the effects of modernisation on the Chinese workplace that has transformed China into an awakening giant.

Credits

producer/director

Ronald Meyer

production company

Centre Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36757

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tibet (China)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Buddhism

Places → China

Places → Tibet (China)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Travelogue

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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